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When It Rains or Snows on Your Parade

Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get. — Mark Twain I have written about this topic here before, and should have done it again before our recent Historic Storm. Only one of “my” families was caught in … Continue reading

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When Weather Disappoints

You can’t get mad at weather because weather’s not about you. Apply that lesson to most other aspects of life. — Douglas Coupland As I write today snow is falling thick and fast outside my window – again. This weather … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Investment

“I called an insurance company to get a quote. They gave me one of Oscar Wilde’s best.” ―Jarod Kintz, $3.33 When I first learned about life insurance as a child I thought it was a brilliant idea. Who would not … Continue reading

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When the Storm Comes

So, what do you do if you are planning to travel and a storm gets in the way? Stay in touch with your travel agent. Public access to airlines’ information has improved greatly in recent years, but we still have … Continue reading

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What Kind of Traveler Are You?

Planning a trip for one traveler presents its challenges. Planning for a group of people with mixed preferences and energy levels compounds those challenges in multiple ways. Some families and friends almost never travel together because they cannot agree on … Continue reading

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Escape the Weather Through Travel?

With the temperatures we have had this week it is tempting to think of places we would rather be. The inland waterways of Alaska, the mountains of Switzerland, and the fjords of Norway all sound like pleasant alternatives to this … Continue reading

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